Bernd Fechner was the editorial and programme director for Jackwerth Publishing in Cologne from 1994 to 1996 when he became the director of public relations at the publisher Benedikt Taschen
He was appointment to the board of the German Society for Photography (DGPh) by Prof. L. Fritz Gruber in 2005 and was a member until 2011.
In 2001 Bernd Fechner founded the agency photomarketing. For several years he organised and curated the exhibitions for the photography fair “FotoBILD BERLIN” and “EUROPA ART”, an art week with galleries, artists and experts on board the five-star cruise ship MS Europa.
From 2004 to 2010 he was a jury member of the artfair artcologne, an art fair named by professionals as the “mother of all art fairs”. As a delegate, of the German Arts Council he produces touring lecture programmes and is considered an expert in international art and photography festivals.